About Teledyne CETAC Technologies
Teledyne CETAC products and services are used in every industry where rapid and accurate determination of elemental trace levels are required. Major industrial segments benefiting from our product-based solutions include semiconductor manufacturing, environmental analysis, and petrochemical manufacturing.
Our advanced products and services include:
Cetac Technologies Inc. was founded in 1985 in Ames, Iowa.
original company logo is given at right. Note
the distinctive overlay of Bessel functions
in the logo.
Cetac had offices in Ames, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska from 1989-1991
|1989 - Introduction of the Liquid Sample Introduction Products (U-5000 Ultrasonic Nebulizer) *designed by John Sutton - see below|||
|In 1991, CETAC moved their office to 5600 S. 42nd Street in Omaha Nebraska.|||
|1993 - Introduction of ASX-500 Autosampler|||
|1995 - Introduction of U5000AT+ Ultrasonic Nebulizer and the ASX-100 Micro-Autosampler.|||
|1997 - Introduction of the ADX-500 Auto-Dilution System|||
|1998 - The second generation autosamper was introduced, the ASX-510 Autosampler. The SDS-550 Sample Dilution System was also introduced this year.|||
CETAC Technologies was sold in 2000
to SD Acquisition Inc., a company owned by Mr. Stephan “Steve” F. Dwyer. Mr. Dwyer was an early CETAC investor, and
the company (dba CETAC Technologies) remained in Omaha, NE
|2010 - The ASXpress Rapid Sample Introduction System was released|||
CETAC Technologies was sold in 2013
to Teledyne. Company operations continue in Omaha, NE as Teledyne
|In 2014, after 4 years of a development and co-branding partnership with Photon Machines, they became part of the Teledyne family.|||
CETAC Product Design Origins
John Sutton played an instrumental role in product designer for CETAC. Some of the noteworthy products John developed are:
- USN Commercialization
design (tube in tube) for sample uptake, mechanical movement and overall system
ruggedness. Basis of current ASX-500 series, known as the industry standard.
Injection Nebulizer. First commercial system for total sample consumption.
design for micro autosampler
ASX-100 with moving circular tray and stationary sample probe. Key to geology
and semiconductor market entrance.